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We told you so. We told you some recent health scares were groundless or exaggerated, and a couple recent headlines are reminders we were correct:

1) "No allergy problems from GM corn or soy: study"
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20050831/hl_nm/gm_study_dc

We told you so, here:

Biotechnology and Food (September, 2000)
http://www.acsh.org/publications/pubID.289/pub_detail.asp

2) "Study: No Link Between Cell Phones, Tumors"
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20050831/ap_on_hi_te/britain_mobile_phones_risk

We are telling you so on biomonitoring-inspired chemical scares now:

"Health Group Explains Limits and Potential Benefits of Biomonitoring" (August, 2005)
http://www.acsh.org/news/newsID.1147/news_detail.asp

San Francisco Chronicle, are you listening (maybe not, judging by the item below)? Anyone else?

What's inside some noted Californians: Tests done to back biomonitoring bill find toxic chemicals
http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/08/31/BAGD0EFOIG1.DTL

Jeff Stier, Esq., is an associate director of the American Council on Science and Health (ACSH.org, HealthFactsAndFears.com).

Marvin Winter's previous cartoons can be found here, here, and here.